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Re: problem with binary attribute -kb

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: problem with binary attribute -kb
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 13:58:03 -0400 (EDT)

"Stanton, Curt (NCI/IMS)" writes:
> I have recently switched from RCS to CVS and now a few of my java files have
> the -kb option set.  They are java files, so they are text not binary.  Is
> there a way that I can issue a command through the client to get rid of any
> -k options?

cvs admin -kkv

> Another question, one of my files that was set with the
> -kb has in the Repo ,v file a line 'locks; strict;'  , while in other files
> it is just 'locks;'   What does this mean?

In RCS, strict locking means that you have to have a file locked in
order to checkin a new version of the file.  CVS normally sets strict
locking on its RCS files, but it really doesn't matter.

-Larry Jones

I think we need to change the rules. -- Calvin

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